If you’re looking for a getaway in a world beyond imagination, look no further than the glamorous Maldivian hideaway Huvafen Fushi. Here guests will find a world of timeless luxury, marked by endless seascapes and infinite seduction. This adults-only resort is a secret heaven on North Malé Atoll, just 30 minutes by speedboat from the Malé international airport. At Huvafen Fushi, you’ll drift off to another world with tempting plunge pools, an underwater spa flaunting vivid coral villas and picture-perfect stretches of pristine white sand.
The island includes modern villas with private pools and a famed underwater spa, as well as culinary experiences like modern Japanese cuisine with a Latin twist at Feeling Koi and drinks by mixologists from London’s PURL. Complimenting the established cuisine lineup is alfresco Italian Forno, subterranean wine trove Vinum and relaxed deck dining at Celsius. For those looking to take their Maldives experience one step further, The PlayPen villa is the ultimate indulgence.
An exquisite architectural hymn to pleasure, The PlayPen is a clever model of vintage nostalgia meets modern Parisian living space. Designed for the pleasure of couples, it is an eclectic mix of vintage pieces and glass furniture as well as furry carpets and blankets. Opened on March 20th 2018, the two-storey, 800 sqm PlayPen starts from USD $16,800 per night, breakfast included, for a minimum four-night stay. A popular destination for romantic getaways, The PlayPen is perfect for couples looking for a luxury escape. This breathtaking resort will certainly impress even the pickiest travellers.
Upstairs, an open-plan bedroom/playroom features a centrepiece bed, oversized ocean view jacuzzi bath, steam room and sauna. A panoramic balcony looks over the floodlit black lava-stone infinity pool as the sun sets over the house reef.
A dramatic staircase leads down from the inner Playpen Chamber to the open plan living, lounge and dining areas, with a culinary gallery and cocktail bar for you to indulge. The glamorous Maldivian hideaway includes a Bang & Olufsen sound system and plasma TVs, as well as a bespoke intimate gift box from Maison Mika. You’ll find blissful relaxation out on the private deck- think daybeds, an outdoor shower and upon request, a romantic private 5-course dinner prepared by renown chef set at the pool gardens and the beach.
Those staying in the PlayPen arrive via Huvafen Fushi’s luxury Italian speedboat Veloce. A stay at the PlayPen includes CIP airport lounge arrangements at Velana International Airport for both arrival and departure. Once settled in the private paradise, guests can expect to be pampered 24/7 courtesy of the resort’s signature thakurus.
Enjoy a sensuous massage in PEARL – renowned underwater spa plunged into the coral reef. The new Vitalisation relaxation spot features his ‘n hers wet areas and steam and sauna rooms. The spa is filled with ocean marine life that floats past as you’re treated. Plus, there are mirrors for you to watch them back while you’re face down. PURE Massage brings Beata Aleksandrowicz’s celebrated combinations of Eastern and Western therapies and techniques, with exclusive treatments from world-class facialist Teresa Tarmey and her signature TT Facial. The new signature massage is the Dhimaali, a 90-minute treatment where guests are scrubbed with island sand and salt. Then, they are sent into the lagoon to wash it off, leaving the skin purified and spirits reawakened. There’s even a cushion filled relaxation room in the aquarium.
A new addition to the spa is RAW, a café specialising in healthy raw dishes and fresh juices. There’s also UMBar, a simple beach bar hangout for snacks and drinks, around the resort’s main infinity pool. Or you can book an experience at Vinum, the most formal dining option, an underground cellar home to more than 400 labels of international wines and 6000 bottles.
Guests will be delighted by the variety of activities available, each tailor-made to meet every individuals’ wish. Snorkel, parasail or wakeboard in the crystal clear lagoon if you’re the adventurous type. Or if you’re after something calmer, the resort’s 45-foot luxury speedboat, Veloce, is available for rent. The traditional Maldivian dhoni can be booked privately to explore nearby reefs, witness the most beautiful sunsets and spot dolphins. The crew are there for 24 hours to look after the guests. Float around Lonu Veyo, a salt-water pool surrounded by the ocean made just for two.
Dine at the starlit Cardamom Lounge or at a table immersed in the waters of the infinity pool. Surrender to Siamese Dreams under the palms. Enjoy a sensuous culinary experience on a private sandbank in the middle of the Indian Ocean. The rest of what you do is up to your imagination. If you’re after pure indulgence and luxury, then the PlayPen Villa at Huvafen Fushi is the perfect place for you.